Thunder Use Team Effort To Down Dallas
The Oklahoma City Thunder had six players score in double figures, and went on a 27-7 run in the second half to pull away and hold on to beat the Dallas Mavericks 116-103 on Wednesday night, February 24, at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas.
The Thunder appeared to take control of the game with a big run in the fourth quarter, but after the Mavericks went on a 12-0 run, the lead was just eight points.
OKC then responded to pull away and win by 13 to sweep the season series with Dallas.
Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook both had 24 points to lead OKC, with Westbrook adding 13 assists and 7 rebounds.
Starters Steven Adams and Serge Ibaka both had double figures with 15 and 13, respectively.
Off the bench, Dion Waiters and Enes Kanter added 14 points each.
Waiters broke out of his slump with four three-pointers.
The Thunder also welcomed back guard Andre Roberson, who was back in the starting lineup after missing 10 games with a knee injury.
The Thunder outrebounded the Mavs by 10 and ended a two-game losing streak.
The Thunder improved to 41-16 on the season.
OKC stays on the road next to play at New Orleans on Thursday night, February 25, at 7:00.